I've been on a total zoodle kick. Today I used them in a dish I usually prepare with brown rice pasta, and the zoodles (adorably named by Jen) were a perfect substitute! And this meal comes together quickly, like 10 minutes- no joke! As someone with IBD, I have a very hard time digesting brown rice pasta (all grains really) which is why I wanted to make it SCD. This dish was very filling and extremely satisfying, and I felt so light and peaceful. No digestive distress. If you haven't used zucchini yet for the noodle factor, you should because they are awesome.
Sun Dried Tomato and Artichoke Heart Pasta
GAPS, SCD, Paleo, Vegan
-1/2 cup chopped onion (red or yellow)
-1/2 cup pitted Kalamata olives
-1/2 cup chopped sun dried tomatoes (confirm ingredients)
-1 6.5 ounce jar of marinated artichoke hearts (confirm ingredients)
-2 cups fresh organic spinach
-4 medium peeled and trimmed zucchinis
-1 1/2 teaspoons garlic granules (or 3 fresh garlic cloves, minced)
-Oil of choice
-1 teaspoon dried basil
-Optional: red pepper flakes and black pepper
1. In a large saute pan, add in some oil and heat on medium low
2. Add onions, olives, sun dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts, and garlic granules, and saute for a few minutes
3. Add in spinach and saute until slightly wilted
4. Add in zucchini noodles and saute for just a couple of minutes
5. Remove from heat, add in dried basil and optional red pepper flakes and black pepper, and a few fresh spinach leaves for garnish
*I use this gadget to get the zucchini to look like pasta noodles.
*Or this awesome julienne peeler works great too.
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